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Varinos Inc. – Q&A with a Japanese biotech start-up

Posted by Erin Carpenter on Oct 10, 2018 1:21:00 PM

Readers of The Microbiome Snapshot know that we love to interview our customers and share what they learn from their research and clinical projects. Varinos Inc., an innovative biotechnology company based out of Japan, invited us to speak with them and learn about their unique work in the endometrial and vaginal microbiome. Recent research has shown the endometrial microbiota, the bacteria composition of the uterine lining, may influence female fertility and reproductive success. Using OMNIgene•VAGINAL microbiome kits for self-collection and stabilization of vaginal samples, Varinos is seeking to empower its customers and improve reproductive health.   

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Tags: gut microbiome research, vaginal microbiome, OMNIgene Sputum, microbiome sample collection

Unlocking the Mysteries of the Vaginal Microbiome

Posted by Laura Payne on Jun 15, 2016 2:00:00 PM

You’ve likely been hearing a lot about the gut microbiome lately, and its links to numerous diseases and conditions such as obesity, allergies and mental health.  However, our bodies are completely covered with microorganisms, and many other communities are starting to garner attention.  Is it possible that there is another group of bacteria with the potential to influence our health to the extent of the gut microbiome? 

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Tags: microbiome, OMNIgene, vaginal microbiome

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Welcome to The Microbiome Snapshot, a blog providing new insights into microbiome sample collection and stabilization by DNA Genotek. DNA Genotek Inc. is a subsidiary of OraSure Technologies, Inc.

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